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Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013

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  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00

Telecom privacy news

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  • USA
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  • May 23 2011

On May 18, 2011, Sen. John "Jay" Rockefeller IV, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, sent letters to Apple, Google, and the Association for Competitive Technology asking whether applications running on their mobile platforms comply with COPPA

Telecom privacy news

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  • USA
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  • May 16 2011

This past week, Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex., co-chairs of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Privacy Caucus, released a discussion draft of online privacy legislation aimed at protecting children

Telecom privacy news

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  • USA
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  • April 4 2011

Reps. Joe Barton, R-Tex., and Edward J. Markey, D- Mass., Co-Chairs of the House Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus, have asked the chief executive officers of AT&T, Inc., Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp., and T-Mobile USA, Inc. questions about how they store, collect, and disclose wireless location data

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

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  • USA
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  • January 3 2011

On December 21, 2010, Gallup and USA Today released a new poll indicating that nearly 67 of U.S. Internet users would welcome a “Do-Not-Track” mechanism to limit the ability of advertisers to track their movements online

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 13 2010

On December 7, 2010, the FTC released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) requesting comment on whether and how to strengthen the Caller ID provisions of the Telemarketing Sales Rule

Telecom privacy news

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  • USA
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  • November 8 2010

Facebook has reported its discovery that a data broker has been paying application developers to identify user information, and the company has placed some developers on a six-month suspension from its site because of the practice

Telecom privacy news

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  • USA
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  • June 14 2010

In response to a discussion draft of a new privacy bill drafted by Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Ranking Member Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., of the House Communications Subcommittee, ten privacy and consumer groups called for stronger measures to protect consumer privacy both online and off

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

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  • USA
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  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace

Telecom privacy news

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  • Germany, USA
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  • May 24 2010

Authorities in both the United States and Germany are poised to begin inquiries into Google's collection of Wi-Fi data by its Street View cars, which were deployed to take street-level photos and collect basic Wi-Fi information, such as the SSIDs and MAC addresses of WiFi routers